12 hours

Data Scientist, Forecast Analyst

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Data Scientist, Forecast Analyst

Jobid 23768-363788

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 32703BR

**Job Title** Data Scientist, Forecast Analyst

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Enterprise Business Intelligence

**Posting Category** Strategy & Business Development

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York



Basic Qualifications

+ Undergraduate or graduate degree in technical major, e.g., computer engineering, mathematics, physics, mathematical statistics, or other quantitative fields

+ Working knowledge of statistical principles and its applications for forecasting and data analysis

+ Understanding of the differences between inferential and predictive models and experience applying methods in both areas

+ Working knowledge of one of the following programming languages: R, Python, SAS, Julia, Java, Scala or similar

+ Ability to multi-task, accept changes in priorities quickly and work with a sense of urgency

+ Ability to work at a high level of detail, accuracy and accountability

+ Proactive / well organized in execution, process development and process improvement

+ Familiarity with relational databases and SQL

+ Experience with data visualization techniques and concepts

+ Team playerEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in New York City

**Desired Characteristics**

+ High degree of professionalism in communication / collaboration with team, business partners and management

+ Knowledge of statistical software packages (SAS, SAS Forecast Server, R etc.)

+ Inquisitive / natural curiosity

+ Experience with television ratings and digital measurement tools (Nielsen, Rentrak, comScore, Omniture, etc.)

+ Proficiency in MS Office suite (Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Access)

+ Ease in picking up new data / analytic tools

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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